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George Kempen

Police Officer
Date of Appointment: 
Tuesday, September 26, 1961
Date of Death: 
Sunday, November 14, 1976
Killed In The Line of Duty #25
George Kempen

Police Officer Kempen, while operating Radio Motor Patrol car # 101 was in pursuit of a suspect in a stolen automobile on Meadowbrook Road 200 feet north of Jerusalem Avenue, North Merrick. One of the assisting officer's weapon accidently discharged striking Officer Kempen in the chest, causing his death. He was 38 years old.

Serial # 3041 Patrolman Shield # 1312
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 20, W -9
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